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  • NYX Cosmetics NYX Kohl Kajal Black Liner

    KOHL KAJAL BLACK LINER should be kept as far from eyes as possible, and here is why. I got this pencil not long ago, and at first just used it on my outer lids- it smudges like crazy, but it really doesn't matter. The main problems started after I first sharpened it- I have a good sharp sharpener, works great on all my makeup pencils, but this pencil is just made of horrible quality wood that breaks and crumbles. Unfortunately I didn't realize that until I started using it on my waterline. A chunk of wood broke off, and fell into my eye, scratched my cornea really bad. I had to consult my ophthalmologist and use various drops and ointments. Basically was in pain all week (injuries of cornea are really really painful), and still have not fully recovered. Not even sure my eye will completely recover in general. While NYX has some great products, this one is not one of them. Don't buy if you want to keep your eyes healthy! Horrible quality.

    March 25, 2013

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  • NYX Cosmetics Eyebrow Cake Powder
    10.0

    NYX Cosmetics Eyebrow Cake Powder

    Fantastic treat for your brows!

    This is a truly great product for those who want naturally looking brows! I have been looking for the right color of eyebrow product for years, and everything seemed to have reddish/auburnish shade, which made it obvious I did something with my eyebrows. And then I finally found NYX eyebrow cake in Taupe/Ash. It looks light in the package, but is perfect on eyebrows. I have naturally dark brown hair, and actually most often use the lighter shade to fill in the gaps in my brows. The color blends very well, and it is super easy to achieve natural look. The wax is nice too to keep the brows in place and the color more long-lasting, I don't always use it, but it is useful in certain situations. I haven't experienced any bleeding/fading/transferring, the color lasts from the moment I apply it to the moment I remove it. I don't like the brush for applying color- the edge is too thick, so I recommend to use a different brush for application. The shaping brush, on the other hand, is very nice, and helps to put all the hairs in the right place. The packaging is nice and sturdy. There is no mirror, but it is better to use a large mirror when you do brows anyway. The price is good ($6, I believe), and it is worth every penny, because the quality and shades are just perfect. HUUUUGE improvement over wet'n'wild's eyebrow set. I'm taking one star off just for the bad applicator. I will definitely keep using this Eyebrow Cake Powder, and highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great eyebrow product with excellent selection of natural colors.

    March 25, 2013

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  • NYX Cosmetics Extra Creamy Round Lipstick

    This is nice moisturizing lipstick. Fairly pigmented, the smell is alright (I don't find it unpleasant like some other reviewers). I wasn't impressed with how it goes on, it is not particularly smooth, it gets all clumpy, and god forbid you have a tiny dry patch of any sort- it will be very obvious. Sort of has a cheap lipstick look- which I guess is to be expected form cheap lipstick. I don't know, maybe I picked the two colors that aren't too smooth... The packaging is nice, good quality, sturdy, looks rather good. The colors aren't very true to the displayed color. It is decent lipstick, but I don't think I'll be repurchasing. Even elf studio lipstick goes on and wears much better.

    March 25, 2013

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  • Garnier Fructis Style Sleek & Shine Flexible Control Anti-Humidity Hairspray

    If you are looking for hairspray that will keep your hair frizz-free and smooth all day, without weighing down and stiffness, this product is perfect for you. You get wonderful, light smell, very fine mist, and absolutely natural-looking, soft, flexible hair. This is definitely my favorite affordable hairspray, I keep buying it over and over again.

    March 25, 2013

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  • Garnier Fructis Style Sleek & Shine Flat Iron Perfector Straigtening Mist

    This spray is not the best... While it does make and keep hair pin straight all day, it also makes hair sort of dry and straw-like to touch. It doesn't weigh hair down, and doesn't make it greasy in any way, but you don't get and shine either. I do prefer softer, shinier hair though, even if it's not pin-straight or weighted down a bit. Will not be repurchasing this one. There are better products out there.

    March 25, 2013

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  • Garnier Fructis Style Full Control Anti-Humidity Aerosol Hairspray

    I love Fructis hairsprays, I find them simply amazing for long hair. This hairspray is very light and not a tiny bit sticky. Even if you use too much, you can still run a brush trough your hair and it will feel and look very natural and clean. The scent is very pleasant and light (like most Fructis products- huge bonus), you can still wear your perfume, and not have smell overload. I'm not sure this spray is the best for those needing extra strong rock-solid hold, I'd probably choose another product for such purpose. But if you like your hair soft, natural-looking and still frizz free, get this hairspray. This is my go-to hairspray, it performs really well in humidity, and keeps my bangs, and the rest of the hair looking good all day long. The packaging is nice and cheerfully green. The dispenser is great as well- you get very fine mist (which cheaper sprays usually don't have). I must have gone through 10 cans or so, and NEVER had an issue with gunky clogged nozzle. Highly recommended!

    March 25, 2013

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  • Tresemm√© Thermal Creations Heat Tamer Spray

    This heat tamer didn't impress me at all, didn't seem to do anything for my hair except adding some unwanted smell. I have long hair and use heat tools regularly, so a bit extra protection and conditioning is a must, and I didn't feel that this product delivered. The hair felt on a dry side, and the smell was waaaay too strong. The good thing about this heat tamer is a very nice spray bottle, which makes application nice and easy, since it provides fine mist. The price is very low. However, I don't think I'll repurchase, there are better products out there. Even Pantene's heat protectant offers significantly better visible results.

    March 25, 2013

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  • Boots Botanics Soothing Eye Make Up Remover

    It's avery nice makeup remover, very gentle. It comes in a cute bottle. It is a two-phase, and does feel oily on the life when you remove makeup, but it does the job really well. Removes even tough makeup. I've often had a lot of discomfort on my eyelids using more expensive oil based makeup removers, but didn't have any issues with this one. It is very gentle, and doesn't have any smell to it, which is perfect. Excellent product, affordable. I would recommend it to a friend.

    March 16, 2013

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  • E.L.F. Essential Shimmering Facial Whip

    This is a very nice highlighter! I didn't like it at first, because it seemed like too much shimmer, and I hate obvious shimmer/glitter, but once I figured out the right way to apply this highlighter I fell in love. I usually use this product on my cheekbones for a fresher look and a bit more definition. The trick to application is to use just a little bit, dab a couple of small dots on the area you want highlighted, and then blend really well either with fingertips or with the foundation brush you've just used. This way you just get the glow, instead of obvious shimmer. The tube is not too great, I often find it hard to put the top back on, it doesn't screw on right, which can be annoying. But I really can't complain much since the price is just $1. Mine is in color "toast", and I highly recommend it for subtle, natural glow.

    February 24, 2013

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  • NYX Cosmetics NYX Jumbo Eye Pencil

    I got this after reading all the excitement in reviews. Wile I overall like this eyeshadow, I'm not particularly impressed. It just seems like a lot of effort to apply it in such a way that it doesn't crease after half an hour of wearing. Since I don't like white/silverish or excessively bright shades on my eyelids, I skipped everyone's favorite in Milk, and got the pencil in Cashmere, and the color is very natural, subtle gold. I never felt I had very oily eyelids, but with this pencil I can't skip primer+shadow+powder. That's the only way to make it last a bit longer it seems. Otherwise, it glides on easily, it is smooth, the packaging is nice. Not sure I will buy this product again, I feel like there are better options out there.

    February 23, 2013

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